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Would This Amp Be Worth The Cost?
Thank You @jjss49 . I will be giving an update tomorrow - or Thursday .Stay well :)  
Worst Concerts You Have Attended ??
Two particularly  bad shows for more for different reasons.Hall and Oates as they opened the Fillmore in Philadelphia. As they took the stage at 8 walked off the stage at 9:30 .  including  3\minutes of Daryl promoting his TV show . For the home-t... 
Would This Amp Be Worth The Cost?
somewhere in this thread "hearing" became inportant....so I made a Dr's appointment 3.10.2021 at 3PM  to check my hearing .Afraid of what I might find out .My "wife" and audio engineer/recording artist "son" both claim I have hearing issues .....S... 
If your were to assemble a vintage system ?
+1 @austinstereo "This is right in the wheelhouse of our little shop here in Austin. We restore pre 1980 amps, receivers, and turntables for clients. And in our mind, "vintage" ends around 1980. A few suggestions.First, any vintage amplifier or re... 
Suggest one obsure album we all should hear
 ( Donald Fagen- "The Nightfly." )  I can't imagine the album  was ever      " obscure"   . I recently came across  two sealed copies   MFSL  Onestep  in the bins at  The Turntable Store - Stereo, Turntable, Vinyl Records, Stereo . $500 big ones:... 
1st Album you Ever Owned?
first two albums I acquired were the Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers and the Who's Next. probably late September of 1971.  Just cashed in on some Bar Mitzvah checks and begged one of my folks to drive me to the record store.....Led Zep ii was soon... 
Audio Lessons Learned - post your best advice for the newer members!
thank you for the overwhelming number of positive and thoughtful comments on this thread . A refreshing day to catch up on this weeks rants and raves . a few good laughs as well.@audio2design :  Ignore the advice of audiophiles who took almost 50... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Dust, no vinyl tonight sorry.  
How old are you?
Happy Birthday @dougm5740     
How old are you?
My dad always said he was 39 Plus whatever he needed to get to his actual age . Presently he is 39 plus 55 . I am 32 years behind him.he also said he was Brad Pitt several hundred thousand times to whomever he meets . His doctor calls him Brad to ... 
B&W vs. Sonus Faber
Thank you for the clarification @jjss49  :) 
B&W vs. Sonus Faber
@jjss49 first time in a long time I am confused with your post re: BOSE I always "hang on" in a good way  to your comments  as they are straight forward and insightful. 
B&W vs. Sonus Faber
ok , let your ears be the judge However +1 to @arafiq #arafiq who could not be more spot on :"I've been a victim of buying speakers based on what appealed to me during a short 30-minute demo at the dealer. I have found that SF speakers, at least t... 
Refoam for ProAc Response 3.5 Woofers
@jjss49  The speakers sound wonderful. I have not pushed them hard yet . Full disclosure : I also did not push them hard prior to the repair as the surrounds were starting to fail. I acquired them last month knowing  the surrounds had seen better ... 
Refoam for ProAc Response 3.5 Woofers
@jjss49  update I ended up with a different company ,  VanL Speakerworks in Chicago (Norridge, Ill) .His response time,  communication and work were all excellent. The speakers are now installed and sound excellent.